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Buaq kalang
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Common Names

Bahasa Malaysia

Encyclopedic Information

Scientific Name
Kalang bubpu - myrmecotia tuberosa Ref 1
Kalang butuh - piptospatha elongata; piptospatha grabowskii Ref 1

  1. Kalang bubpu - medicinal, to cure malaria, diarrhoea and bloody diarrhoea Ref 1
  2. Kalang butuh - the young shoots may be cooked and eaten as a vegetable (this is only confirmed by a few people) Ref 1


  1. Ethnobotany of the Iban & the Kelabit by Hanne Christensen

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